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Plug-and-design: embracing mobile devices as part of the design environment

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Plug-and-design: embracing mobile devices as part of the design environment
Due to the large amount of mobile devices that continue to appear on the consumer market, mobile user interface design becomes increasingly important. The major issue with many existing mobile user interface design approaches is the time and effort that is needed to deploy a user interface design to the target device. In order to address this issue, we propose the plug-and-design tool that relies on a continuous multi-device mouse pointer to design user interfaces directly on the mobile target device. This will shorten iteration time since designers can continuously test and validate each design action they take. Using our approach, designers can empirically learn the specialities of a target device which will help them while creating user interfaces for devices they are not familiar with. Categories and Subject Descriptors H.5.2 [Information interfaces and presentation]: User Interfaces – Graphical user interfaces, Prototyping General Terms Design Keywords Design tools, Mobile UI d...
Jan Meskens, Kris Luyten, Karin Coninx
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Type Conference
Year 2009
Where EICS
Authors Jan Meskens, Kris Luyten, Karin Coninx
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